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May 2024 15 results
14:11
14:11

Police, Mbale City Authorities Accused Of Aiding Illegal Eviction 1 4 Top story

The Police and Mbale city authorities however deny that they were aware of the demolition of the building located on Pallisa road.
13:18
13:18

Lands Ministry Cautions Women on Signing Family Land Purchase Documents As Mere Witnesses land exploitation 1

Obbo emphasized that women often contribute significantly to the purchase of land, yet they sign agreements as mere witnesses. This practice allows their spouses to sell the land without their consent in case of a disagreement.
13:01
13:01

Cheptegei, Kiplimo To Compete At Oslo Diamond League Uganda Radio 1

Expected to face tough competition, Cheptegei and Kiplimo will contend with Ethiopia’s 10000-meter champion Selemon Barega, Yomif Kejelcha, Aregawe Berhe, as well as Kenya’s Martin Kimeli, Rop Kiprop, and Grand Fisher from the United States.
11:39
11:39

Tour Operators Impressed by Preparations at Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2024 tourism industry 11 1 Top story

Isa Kato, the Marketing Manager of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO), highlighted that the event has met most of his expectations. Unlike previous editions where preparations felt rushed, this year’s expo, held at the new convention center in Munyonyo, is regarded as a national treasure that enhances the country’s tourism sector.
11:21
11:21

Women Get World Bank Boost to Grow Business GROW Project 2 2

Those with common businesses but running impressively will be in position to get loans, while “unique” enterprises will access up to a maximum of shs 200 million grants, depending on the category.
11:19
11:19

Longoromit Dam Rehabilitation Commences in Kaabong Lobongia sub county 4 1

The Longoromit water facility, now dry and surrounded by cultivated land, is the first to undergo rehabilitation. Other dams scheduled for rehabilitation include Kobebe in Moroto, Arechek in Napak, Kaomeri in Abim, and Kailong in Kotido. For instance, the Longoromit water facility that is now under rehabilitation dried off completely and the community had cultivated around its water catchment area.
10:10
10:10

Experts Urge Government to Address Rising Child Road Fatalities 1

Mable Tomusange, a road safety expert and founder of Consult Africa Usalama, emphasized the need for detailed data analysis to effectively tackle this issue. She noted that police reports often lack the necessary breakdowns, such as the ages of the children affected, their activities at the time of the accidents (e.g., walking, standing, or riding a bodaboda), and the specific locations where these incidents occurred.
09:33
09:33

Nyege Nyege Festival Moves to Source of the Nile in Njeru for 2024 Edition South Sudan 2

Claire Mugabi, the Head of Marketing for the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), announced that UTB has partnered with Nyege Nyege to highlight Uganda’s rich cultural diversity. She noted that the festival is an excellent platform to reaffirm Uganda’s position as a premier cultural destination, showcasing the country's 53 tribes and varied cultures.
09:16
09:16

UPC President Honors Dr. Mathew Lukwiya as a Hero Jimmy Akena 2 4

Addressing UPC supporters in Kitgum municipality during a consultative meeting, which coincided with the party's Hero's Day celebration in Kitgum, UPC President Jimmy Akena praised Dr. Lukwiya for his bravery and embodiment of the true spirit of UPC.
08:59
08:59

Internal Auditors Partner With UNRA to Plant 5,000 Trees Environment 3 4

The project was launched with an event where IIA leaders and UNRA staff planted about 20 trees at the Entebbe Expressway, near the Mpala road toll.
08:39
08:39

BoU Assures on Banking Industry Strength as NCBA Enters Namanve Industrial Park 5 1

Speaking at the opening of NCBA bank’s fifth branch in the country at Namanve Industrial and Business Park, Hannington Wasswa, the Director of Commercial Banking at BOU said the regulatory regime was reformed to make the industry stronger, having learned from the effects of previous shocks.
08:25
08:25

Luwero Residents Resort To Community Services As Rains Cut Off Roads Ronald Ndawula 5 2 Top story

Hassan Kimera, the Defense Secretary of Kalongo village, reported that culverts on the road collapsed and were swept away by floods, paralyzing transport. Residents had to use longer routes to travel from Butuntumula sub-county to Luwero town council.
08:15
08:15

NDA Closes 51 Drug shops For Non Compliance

The focus was on Nakifuma sub-county, Mukono municipality, and Kayunga town council, where targeted drug shops had been operating without licenses for nearly three years. Drug shop operators are required to have qualifications in nursing or as pharmacy technicians.
07:54
07:54

Stone Quarrying Threatens Existence of Rock Painting Sites in Teso tourism in uganda 1 3

Jackline Nyiracyiza Besigye, the Acting Commissioner for Museums and Monuments at the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities (MoTWA) says that the ministry is involved in back-and-forth exchanges with some of the companies that have been quarrying in Kapir.
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